Lake Level BlogReservoir Monitoring Update

Reservoir Monitoring Update

By June 4, 2024

Current Conditions

  • Graphic-1 shows total rainfall over the past 24-hours.
  • Cedar Creek watershed received about 1″ of rain on average last night. Rainfall that moved through last night into this morning seemed to have missed the other TRWD watersheds.
  • Flood discharges are ongoing at Eagle Mountain (EM), Richland-Chambers (RC) and Cedar Creek (CC).

Projections

  • Lake Bridgeport (BP)
    • The pool has increased 0.38′ over the last 24-hours, and still on the upward trend.
    • Projections are still showing it could reach and surpass 827 ft-msl.
  • Eagle Mountain Lake
    • Inflows are dropping and discharges are being reduced accordingly.
    • Barring additional rainfall, expect pool levels to remain fairly constant today.
  • Cedar Creek Reservoir
    • Additional increases in discharges are possible to pass the inflows.
    • Lake level could be slow to peak today and could potentially start dropping by tomorrow.
  • Richland-Chambers Reservoir
    • Inflows are dropping and discharges are being reduced accordingly.
    • Barring additional rainfall, expect pool levels to remain fairly constant today.

*Projections are subject to change and are based on past precipitation.

Looking Forward

Storms possible tonight into Wednesday, with an additional round of scattered thunderstorms possible Friday afternoon. See Graphic-2 below for NWS guidance. Forecasted depths are small but isolated pockets of heavier rain are possible with severe weather. TRWD staff will continue to monitor conditions and flood discharges will be adjusted accordingly.

Please stay weather aware and follow our partners at the National Weather Service (NWS) and the River Forecast Center (RFC) for the latest information regarding weather and river conditions, respectively.

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Graphic-1. Past 24-hours Rainfall Totals 

Graphic-2. NWS Guidance

 

 

*Lake Worth is owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth. See the City of Fort Worth news feed and NWS forecast page for updates on Lake Worth.

**Benbrook Lake is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  ***See Benbrook Lake Home Page for current discharge.

Current lake levels can be found in a variety of locations including TRWD.com, the TRWD watershed data viewer trwd.onerain.com, or download the TRWD Lake Level App for iOS or Android.

Please call the Flood Hotline for further information.

817-720-4296

If prompted to leave a message, the flood monitor on duty will return your message within 30 minutes.

Posted by ASL.

Lake Current Level Conservation Level* Level Difference**
Arlington 549.37 550.00 -0.63
Benbrook 692.72 694.00 -1.28
Bridgeport 825.91 836.00 -10.09
Cedar Creek 321.78 322.00 -0.22
Eagle Mountain 646.98 649.10 -2.12
Lake Worth 591.84 594.00 -2.16
Richland-Chambers 315.32 315.00 0.32
*Conservation Level: The permitted level of water an entity is allowed to hold in a lake. Any amount above the conservation level is used for the temporary storage of flood waters and must be released downstream.
**Difference: Amount above or below conservation level.
For more information read our daily reports or the TRWD Lake Level Blog.

Check out the TRWD OneRain portal for a visualization of this information and more.

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